Strengthening Economic and Social Rights for Dignified Life of Marginalized Farmers (ESC-MAFAR)

Strengthening Economic and Social Rights for Dignified Life of Marginalized Farmers (ESC-MAFAR)

To support the local governments for land use plan and documentation of land and agriculture related information (number of landless and informal settlers, categorization of land, main production at community level). CSRC has been developing and scaling up two models; (i) Identification, Verification and Documentation of Landless and Unplanned Settlers, […]

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National Engagement Strategies (NES)

National Engagement Strategies (NES)

NES Nepal was first introduced in Nepal in November 2012. Six ILC members in Nepal namely, Abhiyan Nepal, College of Development Studies (CDS), Consortium for Land Research and Policy Dialogue (COLARP), Community Self Reliance Centre (CSRC), Mobilization for Development (MODE) and National Land Rights Forum (NLRF) jointly formed NES in […]

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Mauriniya Cooperative Transforms Lives of Landless Families

Mauriniya Cooperative Transforms Lives of Landless Families

Mauraniya is a small village in Tikapur of Kailali district in Sudurpaschim province. Mostly women run the village; men are mostly migrated to India in search of labor work. Thirty-five landless families are living here for twenty five years. Currently, each family ploughs less than a hectare of land, but […]

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Fruits of Consistent Struggle: Happiness in Village-Block

Fruits of Consistent Struggle: Happiness in Village-Block

In and around 1990, Nepal government conducted land survey in various part of the country. Survey team also went to Khayarmara area of Bardibas Municipality in Mahottari District. The team carried out a wholesome survey of the village. In this way, 64 households of Khayarmara village became a ‘village block’ […]

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Community Land Protection Initiative (CLPI)

Community Land Protection Initiative (CLPI)

The overall idea is about identify the real landless and informal land users through the participatory land mapping process including land area at the rural municipality level. After the mapping the community people also will be involved for the analysis data and after the approval from the local council, the […]

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Durable Solutions Phase II

Durable Solutions Phase II

The NRA has now ratified five separate policies pertaining to the relocation of and durable resolution for people both displaced by the earthquake and at risk of future harm of displacement by Geo-hazards. There is currently strong political will among various levels of leadership within the NRA to implement and […]

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My new house has given me a new Identity

My new house has given me a new Identity

Januka Thapa Magar, 41 is a permanent resident of Uttargaya Rural Municipality ward no 4, Pairebesi. Born in neighboring district Nuwakot, She was married in a small age due to her family impoverished status. Although, Magar has a huge family of 9 members her limited land only produces food enough to her […]

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Landless Minor Acquired Land Rights Certificate

Landless Minor Acquired Land Rights Certificate

Santosh Nagarkoti of Helambu Rural Municipality ward no 2 , Kiul became an orphan at a very small age after his farther untimely died in 2006 and his mother got second marriage. Santosh took all the responsibilities such as her education, health, care and others of his small sister. He […]

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Landless Flood Victims Ensure Access to Land

Landless Flood Victims Ensure Access to Land

There was a village of 33 landless households in Guleriya municipality-4 of Bardiya district. The landless people had been living there since 1987. The land where they were living remained unregistered and belonged to government. The landless farmers were struggling to get land rights certificate for long. However, due to […]

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